The end of civilised life as we know it!

Transition Towns Kapiti invites you to an informative Documentary. We will be showing

End of Suburbia

Oil Depletion and the Collapse of the Western Dream

Suburbia, and all it promises, has become the Western Dream. But as we enter the 21st century, serious questions are beginning to emerge about the sustainability of this way […]

Clean Up of Energy Saving Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs

This Information is on the link provided on the main pamphlet for lightbulb distribution.

Poisons NZ – Clean Up of Energy Saving Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs

Any broken lightbulbs are to be taken to council or to Paraparaumu Library where they will be collected and boxed up and sent to a Lightbulb recycler in Australia.


Earth Hour 28th March

I’ll be at the Paraparaumu Library from 9am to 1pm handing out FREE energy saving lightbulbs as part of Earth Hour Promotion Saturday 28th March. Come on down, grab a light bulb, read some books, be enLIGHTened.

Cheers, Sam

Ecobolb Swap for Kapiti/Paraparaumu

We’re running a fundraiser for light bulb drive in conjunction with the council, basically delivering 2 energy saving bulbs to every residence in paraparaumu. There are some other community groups involved, but if anyone wants to donate some of their time and deliver 2 light bulbs to 100 houses each, please either email me “sam […]

Kinsale 2021: An Energy Descent Action Plan

Rugby and racing won’t solve our problems

– BOB BROCKIE The Dominion Post | Monday, 26 May 2008

The media so overflows with shock-horror stories about carbon emissions that I’m reluctant to add to the clamour. But I feel bound to report on some news put about by three heavyweight scientists.

Countdown to power crisis

Countdown to power crisis By JAMES WEIR – The Dominion Post | Tuesday, 27 May 2008

Hydro-power lakes are at their worst levels since the 1992 electricity crisis and consumers could be three weeks away from being asked to cut back use if there is no rain, or sooner if a big station fails… […]

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